Jason Hammel vs Masahiro Tanaka Battle Sees Chicago Fall 3-0
Masahiro Tanaka reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Cubs en route to a 3-0 win over Chicago on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
New York won as a -190 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 8 innings from Masahiro Tanaka, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 1 RBI from Carlos Beltran in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jason Hammel worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 5-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Shawn Kelley who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.